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Re: some more certificate usages.
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At 20:01 2/27/96, Bill Sommerfeld wrote:
>"I am the legitimate receiver of mail sent to this rfc822 email
>address. [this might need to be signed by a key which itself had been
>certified by the appropriate "DNS name owner" certificate]."
I don't understand what purpose this serves, unless you're talking about
access permission to a POP server.
That's one use - a valid one - but not the one which I intended.
If I am sure of someone's email address, don't know their public key,
and want to send them encrypted mail, I see some way to certify a
binding between a public key and an email address as a necessary part
(but not necessarily the only part) of solving the key-lookup problem.
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